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Fear iCloud? Don’t – Just be security conscious

On September 9th, Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. These new iPhones include the latest that Apple has to offer in its mobile phone. With these iPhones comes iOS 8, Apple’s latest mobile operating system. iOS 8 includes, among other features, even more enhancements that involve iCloud, including iCloud Photo Library, which stores your…

Siri glitch allows iOS 7.1.1 lock screen bypass

Egyptian hacker Shefif Hashim has discovered a glitch in Siri that allows iOS 7.1.1 users to bypass your iPhone’s lock screen. In a Youtube video, Hashim went through the hack step by step. First attempting unsuccessfully to unlock the device with his fingerprint, he asked Siri to open Contacts, and was again prompted to unlock his device. At this point…

Snapchat’s new security feature hacked already

Earlier today, Snapchat announced that, in light of its recent security scandal in which 4.6 million phone numbers were stolen, it was going to introduce a new verification system to ensure that all users were in fact human. This includes making sure that users are human by requiring them to select pictures that contain the Snapchat ghost logo. This was…

New Carrier Update hack release boosts signal, data speeds and offers tethering on iPads and iPhones running iOS 7

Last year, when the iPhone finally landed on T-Mobile, one of TmoNews’ readers (also a developer) created a carrier update hack that allowed users on T-Mobile or AT&T to get significantly better reception and data speeds. Now, with the release of iOS 7 jailbreak, Joe from iTweakiOS.com has released new versions compatible with more carriers (US and…

Snapchat APIs hacked, exploits released by hacker group

It appears that Snapchat may have some security issues that need to be addressed, according to Gibson Security, a group that claims to have hacked Snapchat’s API, which is currently not public. There are two different exploits, the find_friends exploit and the Bulk Registration exploit. The first of the two takes in a set of phone numbers and can match…

Developer Center is back online after hacking attempt

As you probably know by now, Apple’s Developer Center has been offline for just over a week, and earlier this week the company itself confirmed that the Developer Center had been taken down due to a hacking attempt. While a security researcher claimed that he was responsible for the take-down of the site, Apple would not go into details, and just…

OpenJailbreak website by p0sinxninja launched

Last month, it was announced that p0sinxninja (Joshua Hill) was working on a new project called openjailbreak that was supposed to help iPhone jailbreak developers collaborate on jailbreak methods. The idea behind the site seems very cool, and today the site has reportedly gone live. The site offers many features for hackers and developers such as a…

iOS 7 beta 3 glitch allows stock apps to be hidden [video]

One of my biggest – in fact THE  biggest – frustrations with iOS has always been the inability to hide stock apps, or delete them. For many apps like Mail, Safari, Calendar, Reminders etc. there are a handful of third party apps which are better. At least in my mind they are. I hate having unnecessary apps on my home screens or in folders that I don’t have…